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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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Global Rank #13,366
United States Rank #16,287
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Release 12.4 7.33%
Release 12.3 3.33%

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dBpowerAMP Music Converter

What is dBpowerAMP Music Converter?  (from Illustrate)

dBpoweramp stands-out when Ripping Audio CD's and Converting Audio Files. CD Ripping: it is vital to rip fast, error free and have quality metadata (track titles). CD Ripper rips as fast your drive is able. Secure Ripping (Error Free) is our forte: dBpoweramp is regarded as the securest of the secure, not surprising fr...  Read more


dBpowerAMP Music Converter is a software program developed by Illustrate. The most common release is release 12.4, with over 8% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named CoreConverter.exe. The setup package generally installs about 26 files and is usually about 26.8 MB (28,103,831 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 30% of users of dBpowerAMP Music Converter come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dbpoweramp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Illustrate\dBpoweramp
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\system32\SpoonUninstall.exe" <uninstall>C:\WINDOWS\system32\SpoonUninstall-dBpowerAMP Music Converter.dat
Estimated size: 26.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by dBpowerAMP Music Converter

Program executable:CoreConverter.exe
dBpoweramp CoreConverter
Path:C:\Program Files\Illustrate\dBpoweramp\CoreConverter.exe
Additional files:
  • dAPKeyControl.dll - Illustrate dAPKeyControl (dAPKeyControl)
  • AccurateRip.dll - Illustrate AccurateRip (AccurateRip)
  • GetPopupInfo.exe - GetPopup Application (Provides Audio Information for dBpoweramp)
  • dBScripting.dll - dBpowerAMP Module
  • Amp.exe - dBpowerAMP (Amp)
  • auxiliary.exe - Auxiliary
  • CDGrab.exe - dBpoweramp (dBpoweramp CD Ripper)
  • CDWriter.exe - dBpoweramp CD Writer
  • config.exe - dBpowerAMP Audio Player
  • CoreConverter.exe - dBpoweramp CoreConverter
  • dBConfig.exe - dBpoweramp Configuration
  • dbExplorerShell.exe
  • dBShell.dll - Provides dBpoweramp Shell Interaction
  • DMCFileSelector.exe - dBpoweramp Batch Converter
  • dMCScripting.dll - dMCScripting Module
  • dMCShell.dll - dMC Shell Module
  • Editor.exe - Editor
  • menu.exe - menu
  • MusicConverter.exe - Music Converter Application
  • Playlist.exe - Playlist
  • PrevPlayed.exe - PrevPlayed

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Autoplay Handlers
  • CDGrab.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'dMCAudioCDInput' with the ProgID of 'dMC.AudioCD.Autorun' and the action verb 'open.
  • CDWriter.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'dCW' with the ProgID of 'dCW.AudioCD.Burn' and the action verb 'open.

How do I remove dBpowerAMP Music Converter?

You can uninstall dBpowerAMP Music Converter from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program dBpowerAMP Music Converter, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove dBpowerAMP Music Converter.

Win XP 49%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 51.22%
Windows 7 29.18%
Windows Vista 17.37%
Windows 10 2.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.79%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.11%
Windows 7 Professional 8.84%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.94%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.30%
  Germany 6.93%
  Italy 6.73%
  France 6.53%
  United Kingdom 5.15%
  Spain 4.95%
  Canada 3.96%
  Argentina 3.37%
  Brazil 2.97%
  Australia 2.57%
  Belgium 2.38%
  Netherlands 2.18%
  India 1.39%
  Indonesia 1.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.50%
Hewlett-Packard 15.42%
Intel 12.92%
American Megatrends 11.25%
Acer 9.58%
Sahara 3.75%
Toshiba 3.75%
ASUS 1.25%
Lenovo 1.25%
Medion 1.25%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 5.22%
Unknow Unknow 2.99%
INTEL DG31PR 2.24%
ECS MCP61M-M3 2.24%


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